Cork Institute of Technology


Course Name Cybersecurity
Course Provider Cork Institute of Technology
Course Code CR_KINSE_9
Course Type Postgraduate
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Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Cork Institute of Technology Level 9 NFQ
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Cork Institute of Technology Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Online
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MSc/PgDip
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Institute staff will be in attendance during each session to offer career guidance and assistance.

All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants w...

Application Date Application Closing Date: 16th September 2019.

Expand+Duration & Online Delivery
24 months (4 semesters) is the minimum duration. The MSc in Cybersecurity part-time offering is taught fully online and is designed specifically for computing professionals working in the IT industry. The modules are asse...

Course Fee €9,000. This is typically paid in 4 instalments: €2,000 X 3 and a final instalment of €3,000.
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Tax Relief
Tax Relief on Tuition Fees - Third Level Education Courses must be at least 2 academic years duration for under– graduates and 1 year for postgraduate course. Tax relief is available for one course pe...

Entry Requirements Admission Requirements
Entry to the MSc in Cybersecurity will require a minimum of a Level 8 Honours Degree in Computing or in a cognate discipline. Applicants who do not hold a Level 8 degree but have significant industrial experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

T: 021 433 5040 E:

Opening hours
First Three Weeks of Semester 1:
Monday – Thursday
9.30am – 7.00pm
9.30am – 12.30pm; 2.00pm – 4.00pm

During term:
Monday – Thursday

Course Content

Expand+This programme is available part-time online and full-time on campus. In online mode, all classes are delivered over the Internet and all practical work is completed using CIT’s cloud infrastructure.

Cybersecurity can be defined as th...

Subjects Taught Incident Response and Digital Forensics
Security Management and Law
Applied Cryptography
Web Application and Network Penetration Testing
Networking Security & Forensics
Scripting for System Automation
Information Security Research Project

Cloud Security
Data Analytics
Malware Investigations
Malware Reverse Engineering
Threat Intelligence
Software Security
Free Choice Module
Further Enquiries Vincent Ryan
T: 021 433 5112
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